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Wells, John 1956-

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Most widely held works about John Wells
 
Most widely held works by John Wells
August: Osage County by Meryl Streep( Visual )

46 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
The company men by John Wells( Visual )

49 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby Walker is living the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward and Gene McClary jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers. Bobby soon finds himself enduring enthusiastic life coaching, a job building houses for his brother-in-law that does not play to his executive skill set, and perhaps there is more to life
White oleander by Janet Fitch( Visual )

17 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingrid, a smart, free-spirited, and somewhat narcissistic artist kills her deceitful lover in a crime of passion. Even while serving a prison sentence, she exerts control over her adoring teenage daughter, Astrid, who's forced to spend her teenage years in a series of foster homes before becoming her own person. Explores the strange relationship of Ingrid and Astrid, and includes Astrid's relationship with her foster mothers. At first merely an appendage of her mother, Astrid develops as a result of her peripatetic adolescence
Burnt by John Wells( Visual )

26 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chef Adam Jones had it all, and lost it. A rockstar chef of a two-star Michelin restaurant with the bad habits to match, the former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene did everything different every time out and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. To land his own kitchen and that third elusive Michelin star though, he2ll need the best of the best on his side, including the beautiful Helene
Love & mercy by William Pohlad( Visual )

14 editions published in 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans les années 1980, le compositeur des Beach Boys Brian Wilson tente d'échapper à l'emprise de son psychiatre, sous l'impulsion de sa nouvelle petite amie. [Médiafilm]
Duma by Carroll Ballard( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The exciting story of 12-year-old Xan, who decides to return the cheetah he raised from a cub to the wild instead of allowing pursuers to place it in captivity. Harsh South African landscapes, stalking lions, crocodiles, river rapids and a mysterious drifter who may intend to turn the big cat in for cash - all will test Xan's courage and resolve."--Container
Mildred Pierce by Todd Haynes( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young divorcee, Mildred Pierce, rises up out of poverty to become a successful business woman in spite of hardships and her selfish daughter
The West Wing( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the re-election of President Bartlet to his second term and several crises both during and after the election in this 22-episode fourth season
Shameless( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the fabulously dysfunctional Gallagher family. Dad's a drunk, Mom split long ago, eldest daughter Fiona tries to hold the family together. Eldest son Philip (Lip) trades his physics tutoring skills for sexual favors from neighborhood girls. Middle son Ian is gay. Youngest daughter Debbie is stealing money from her UNICEF collection. Ten-year-old Carl is a budding sociopath and an arsonist, and toddler Liam is, well, he might actually be black, but nobody has a clue how
Shameless( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season two dives headfirst into the sweltering heat of a Chicago summer, grabs Gallagher family life by the throat, and never lets go. Boozed-up Frank's scams constantly fizzle. Grammy Gallagher visits after a prison stint. Bipolar Monica returns to fan Frank's flames. Fiona plays the field--until Steve comes back with a hot new wife. Lip drops out to care for his and Karen's baby. Ian's gunning for West Point. Grammy Gallagher visits after a stint in prison. Bipolar Monica returns to fan Frank's flames. The Gallaghers may lack rent money and toilet paper, but there's never a shortage of heart or a moment of shame.--Container
A Home at the End of the World by Michael Mayer( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Remember your very best friend in high school, the one who knew ... and kept ... all your secrets? Bobby and Jonathan, who shared that kind of friendship, meet again as adults in New York. Sparked by their relationship with free-spirited Clare, they forge a loving unit that redefines 'family'
Shameless by William H Macy( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spring roars like a lion in season three! Frank's latest schemes range from gigs as a drug mule and gay rights spokesperson to calling Child Services on his own kids. While Fiona finally finds relative stability in the corporate world, househusband Jimmy develops a full-blown midlife crisis. Lip does his best to handle an out-of-control love triangle, and Ian struggles with Mickey's impending marriage- to a girl! Deb deals with growing up. Carl wraps his brain around imaginary cancer. All this while struggling to keep a roof over their heads and food on the table
Shameless( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season Four finds the Gallaghers braving another brutal Chicago winter and waiting on the medical fate of their permanently pickled patriarch Frank. With oldest daughter Fiona in a stable job and relationship, and newly graduated Lip enrolled in college, it seems like the Gallaghers might finally have a shot at the middle class American dream. But when you're down and out, moving up isn't so easy
The good thief by Neil Jordan( Visual )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob is an aging American thief is living in the French city of Nice. Addicted to both heroin and gambling, Bob is in the midst of an extended personal losing streak when he rescues a new girl in town named Anne from her pimp. When the opportunity to steal a fortune in rare paintings from a Monte Carlo casino comes along, Bob hopes for a score big enough to let him retire from his life of crime. His only hindrances are Anne's man troubles and his nemesis, local police chief Roger
Entertaining angels : the Dorothy Day story( Visual )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of social activist Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker movement
The attack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Arabic and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amin Jaafari ..., an Israeli Palestinian surgeon, fully assimilated into Tel Aviv society, has a loving wife, an exemplary career, and many Jewish friends. But his picture-perfect life is turned upside down when a suicide bombing leaves nineteen dead, and the Israeli police inform him that his wife, who also died in the explosion, was responsible. Convinced of her innocence, Amin abandons the relative security of his adopted homeland and searches for the truth about her life and death, uncovering a startling secret"--Container
Shameless( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scrappy, stubborn and strong, the Gallaghers are tested by changing times, but Season Six finds them older, wiser, and better at playing the system. Used to their natural state of chaos, the Gallaghers are as surprised as anyone at how life is turning out for them. But as they come into their own and find out who they really are is it really possible that they could grow apart for good?
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathy is the perfect 1950s housewife, living the perfect 1950s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
ER( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues to chronicle life and death in Chicago's County General hospital emergency room. Portrays the plight of medical students in their quest to become physicians. Healing is teamwork and science with instant decisions and best guesses to be made. Joy one moment, tragedy the next, but always a 24/7 readiness
ER( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Year 11 of the fast-paced series brings challenges and changes to the ER. Corday and Chen weigh work and family. Abby finds that being a good doctor is as tough as being a good nurse. Ray Barnett - doctor by day, rock star by night - arrives. Carter decides to leave; he set the tone, provided the example. His impact will endure
 
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Alternative Names
John Wells Amerikaans filmregisseur

John Wells cinéaste américain

John Wells produttore televisivo, sceneggiatore e regista statunitense

John Wells US-amerikanischer Film- und Fernsehproduzent, Drehbuchautor sowie Film- und Fernsehregisseur

Wells, John 1957-

Wells, John M. 1956-

Wells, John Marcum 1956-

Джон Уэллс Режиссёр

ג'ון ולס

جان ولز فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

웰스, 존 1956-

ジョン・ウェルズ

約翰·威爾斯

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DumaEntertaining angels : the Dorothy Day storyFar from HeavenERER